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Extended Audio Sample Youre in Charge--Now What?: The 8 Point Plan Audiobook, by Thomas J. Neff Click for printable size audiobook cover
3.27 out of 53.27 out of 53.27 out of 53.27 out of 53.27 out of 5 3.27 (11 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Thomas J. Neff, James M. Citrin Narrator: Eric Conger Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2005 ISBN: 9780739323373
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When you start a new job, you are in a “temporary state of incompetence,” faced with having to do the most when you know the least. Tom Neff and Jim Citrin, two of the world’s experts on leadership and career achievement, know what it takes to succeed in a new position. Through compelling, first-hand stories, from CEOs like Jeffrey Immelt of GE and Bob Eckert of Mattel, You’re in Charge—Now What? offers an eight-point plan to show you how to lay the groundwork for long-term momentum and great performance.

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Quotes & Awards

  • When you really need to hit the ground running . . . Neff and Citrin offer the ultimate blueprint for success. A must-read for anyone entering into a leadership role at any level. Peter Chernin, president and COO, News Corporation
  • Take it from someone who’s been there. You’re in Charge—Now What? asks all the right questions and tracks down all the right answers from people who ought to know. Dick Parsons, chairman and CEO, Time Warner
  • You’re in Charge—Now What? may be the best ‘how-to’ leadership book I’ve ever read. It ranks right up there with Good to Great. George H. Conrades, chairman and CEO, Akamai Technologies
  • If you are heading into a new leadership role, read this book before you begin if you want to finish in triumph. Jack Valenti, retired president and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America
  • The secret road maps of many prominent leaders are revealed for the first time. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, associate dean, Yale School of Management
  • An unparalleled guide based on some of the best minds in modern industry. Christopher P. Lofgren, Ph.D.,
    president and CEO, Schneider National
  • Gritty advice . . . for making good and fast decisions in the first days of fresh responsibilities. Michael Useem, director, Wharton Center for Leadership and Change

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Carlos Rendon | 10/22/2011

    " didn't finish.. too boring "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 M William | 8/29/2011

    " This book was recommended by my new boss as I was moving from a job supervising 2 people to leading a team of 7. The most helpful part was the advice to put together a 90 day plan. It helped me to get off to a great start. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kenneth | 4/3/2010

    " It provided some good insights about what to do what not to do what one is first put in charge of an organization. Easy read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nicole | 11/10/2009

    " I didn't find this book particular helpful as all the examples were really at the CEO level. Not quite where I'm coming from. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Adri | 8/27/2009

    " How to take charge in first 100 days of a managerial position "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jorjan Loos | 7/30/2009

    " I should have read this BEFORE I started my new job! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 victor urbina | 1/31/2009

    " great biz book for anyone stepping into a new mgmt position at any level. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nicole | 1/29/2009

    " I didn't find this book particular helpful as all the examples were really at the CEO level. Not quite where I'm coming from. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 victor | 11/1/2008

    " great biz book for anyone stepping into a new mgmt position at any level. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kenneth | 7/4/2008

    " It provided some good insights about what to do what not to do what one is first put in charge of an organization. Easy read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Adri | 5/1/2008

    " How to take charge in first 100 days of a managerial position "

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About the Narrator

Eric Conger is a stage actor, voice artist, and award-winning audiobook narrator. He has narrated more than 125 fiction and nonfiction audiobooks and was a four-time finalist for the Audie Award, both as a sole narrator in 2007 and 2008 and as part of a multicast reading in 2001 and 2012. He has earned six AudioFile Earphones Awards. His extensive voice-over work includes more than 5,000 narrations for commercial ventures. A graduate of Wesleyan University and the University of Paris, he also works as a writer and playwright. He has appeared in over fifty plays and has also translated plays of Molière and Feydeau for regional theaters. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children.